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  1. EDITORIAL: EZ does it on Pa. license plate switchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | York Dispatch

    A state lawmaker plans to introduce legislation he says will simplify Pennsylvania license plates by using symbols in smaller strings of characters. But a task force in Massachusetts recently determined the EZ-ID system, which the Legislature there is considering using, is not necessarily any easier than the current one and actually might hinder law enforcement.

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  2. OP-ED: A little history on education in Washington Twp.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | York Dispatch

    Historically, Washington Township school students attended their one-room community schools for grades 1 through 8 and then went to the workforce or to high school programs where available. When the Northern Dillsburg High School moved from Dillsburg Borough to Carroll Township , approximately half of the Washington Township high school students were able to attend Northern High School.

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  3. Dillsburg representative wants to add symbols to Pa. license platesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | York Dispatch

    The EZ-ID license plate would use a symbol such as a star in place of numbers or letters on a license plate. A scenario like this could play out if a proposal from a state lawmaker in York County is signed into law.

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  4. To ring in New Year, town will drop a giant nailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | York Dispatch

    A Pennsylvania town plans to nail their New Year's Eve and bicentennial celebrations by dropping some major hardware to mark the occasion. The Sentinel reports West Fairview plans to drop a 7-foot-tall nail as the clock ticks down Wednesday night.

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  5. Dillsburg-area man who killed parents' dog told judge it barked 'incessantly'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | York Dispatch

    Police on Monday heard for the first time why a Dillsburg-area man shot and killed his family's dog last summer. Weigel, 22, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree misdemeanor animal cruelty Monday afternoon.

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  6. Dillsburg-area man accused of molesting child over 14-year periodRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | York Dispatch

    A Dillsburg-area man was just a teenager when he allegedly began sexually assaulting a 5-year-old child, according to Carroll Township Police. Jacob Dallas Stone, 25, of the first block of Autumn Drive in Monaghan Township, remains in York County Prison on $250,000 bail, charged with two counts each of rape and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and one count each of statutory sexual assault, sexual assault and indecent assault.

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  7. Dillsburg library hosts 'Frozen' party for American Girl dollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | York Dispatch

    Dillsburg Area Public Library, 17 S. Baltimore St., will host an American Girl "Frozen" party, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18. Girls ages 6 and older are welcome to bring their AG dolls for crafts and a chance to win a "Frozen" costume for an 18-inch doll. FORT WORTH, Texas - North Texas firefighters have used oxygen on a cat that was rescued from a burning house after the residents escaped on their own.

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  8. Dillsburg library hosts 'Frozen' party for American Girl dollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | York Dispatch

    Dillsburg Area Public Library, 17 S. Baltimore St., will host an American Girl "Frozen" party, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18. Girls ages 6 and older are welcome to bring their AG dolls for crafts and a chance to win a "Frozen" costume for an 18-inch doll. LAFAYETTE, Ind.

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  9. Monthly writing workshop in DillsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | York Dispatch

    The Dillsburg Area Public Library, in partnership with the Dillsburg Arts & Revitalization Council, is offering creative writing workshops facilitated by Melinda Shultz, of Dillsburg, 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday monthly at the library. LAFAYETTE, Ind.

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  10. Tree lighting and Santa visit in DillsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | York Dispatch

    A Washington state teacher acknowledged ordering an 8-year-old student to unclog a toilet with his bare hands, and the boy's parents say the educator deserves more than a reprimand. Those of us who grew up in homes where folded-and-stapled "cookbooks" with cardstock covers spilled from an overstuffed cabinet will understand the compliment here.

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  11. Dillsburg man charged in fatal boat crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | York Dispatch

    A central Pennsylvania man has been charged in a boat crash at Raystown Lake which killed his best friend's girlfriend. Fifty-seven-year-old Timothy Stefanon, of Dillsburg, didn't immediately return a call for comment Wednesday on charges filed by the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission.

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  12. Washington Twp.'s bid to leave Dover has district, parents considering changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | York Dispatch

    The state Board of Education now has jurisdiction over whether Washington Township residents will move from Dover to Northern schools. But residents and school officials on several sides of the issue are moving past the "wait and see" stage and taking action before the board rules on the petition.

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  13. Liquor store changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | York Dispatch

    One state liquor store is slated to move and a new store is set to open in the coming months in York County. The Premium Collections store located at 2414 Eastern Blvd. in Springettsbury Township will move to 2547 E. Market St., in the York Marketplace shopping center, according to Stacy Kriedeman, director of external affairs for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

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  14. Liquor store to move in Springettsbury Township, one to open in DillsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | York Dispatch

    One state liquor store is slated to move and a new store is set to open in the coming months in York County. The Premium Collections store located at 2414 Eastern Blvd. in Springettsbury Township will move to 2547 E. Market St., in the York Marketplace shopping center, according to Stacy Kriedeman, director of external affairs for the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

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  15. Make your own Christmas cards at Dillsburg libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | York Dispatch

    A Utah man is accused of threatening his teenage daughter with a rifle during an argument that began over a game of Battleship. "If you don't eat yer meat, you can't have any pudding!" Those of a certain age might remember these Pink Floyd lyrics and have visions of a bowl of creamy dessert held aloft just out of reach.

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  16. Coroner's office: Woman in Dillsburg run over by own car, killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | York Dispatch

    A 62-year-old Mechanicsburg woman was killed in the first block of Warrington Road in Dillsburg on Friday night as her car apparently drifted backward onto her, trapping her, according to the York County coroner's office. Patricia Thomas, of the 600 block of Silver Spring Road, apparently started her car and put it into reverse, and then got out of the car, said Deputy Coroner Terry Myers.

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  17. Police: Dillsburg-area man killed family dog, gave no reason for itRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | York Dispatch

    A Dillsburg-area man accused of shooting and killing his family's dog offered no reason for why he shot the pet, according to a state police trooper. Bennett filed a first-degree misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty against Dallas H. Weigel shortly after the incident, and deputy prosecutor Jeff Rigby later added a charge of reckless endangerment, a second-degree misdemeanor.

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  18. PennDOT gives green light for new Route 30 signal systems in York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | York Dispatch

    The congested Route 30 corridor between Kenneth Road in West Manchester Township and North Hills Road in Springettsbury Township can be a vexing stretch, four miles of stop-and-go traffic that can take about 15 minutes in rush hour. But PennDOT has a plan in place to improve the traffic flow, making signal lights smarter to accommodate volume on the highly commercial east-west stretch, which gets 25,000-30,000 motorists in each direction per day, said PennDOT spokesman Mike Crochunis.

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  19. Chambers Road signalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | York Dispatch

    The congested Route 30 corridor between Kenneth Road in West Manchester Township and North Hills Road in Springettsbury Township can be a vexing stretch, four miles of stop-and-go traffic that can take about 15 minutes in rush hour. But PennDOT has a plan in place to improve the traffic flow, making signal lights smarter to accommodate volume on the highly commercial east-west stretch, which gets 25,000-30,000 motorists in each direction per day, said PennDOT spokesman Mike Crochunis.

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  20. Mountain lion sightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | York Dispatch

    Pa. Game Commission officials say it's unlikely a western cougar has migrated to the Dillsburg area, but "you can never say never," spokesman Travis Lau said. Police say anyone encountering a similar animal should keep their distance and call 911.

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